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#85846 - 11/28/09 07:54 PM bringing a car to spain.
vanbags Offline
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Registered: 11/21/09
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Loc: madrid, spain
my husband & i are moving to madrid in the beginning of january [courtesy of the us army] & i had a concern about our car..

is it common for american cars to fall victim of break ins? [more so than a european car, i mean.]

i know a car is almost pointless, in my opinion, in madrid because of the mass transportation, but we would still like to bring it with us.

thank you for any information!


Edited by vanbags (11/28/09 08:07 PM)
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#85849 - 11/29/09 03:54 AM Re: bringing a car to spain. [Re: vanbags]
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#85852 - 11/29/09 08:03 AM Re: bringing a car to spain. [Re: steve robinson]
vanbags Offline
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Registered: 11/21/09
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Loc: madrid, spain
thank you for your response, steve robinson. the reason i asked was because an old friend was stationed outside of madrid a while back & he said he had broken windows & all of that almost on a monthly basis. i know our insurance would take care of it, but its just not something i want to deal with.

we also dont know where we'll be living yet, not until my husband finds out where he'll be working, but thank you for the suggestions.

i suppose that facebook picture does make his uniform look pretty fancy, but he's not high ranking. he's a specialist, hoping to make sergeant after a few months in madrid. this coming march would be his 3 year mark in the army & a promotion would be the best!

i have 2 friends stationed in germany right now & that sort of thing [possible car explosives] is unheard of. plus, they live on an actual military post so it's mostly americans anyway. [not saying americans don't create explosives..]


Edited by vanbags (11/29/09 08:05 AM)
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#85853 - 11/29/09 11:44 AM Re: bringing a car to spain. [Re: vanbags]
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